Sheep news around the UK

16 August 2019



Suspected dog attack kills six sheep

12 August 2019

Five sheep had to be put down

Illegal butchery: Man arrested following theft of 65 sheep

12 August 2019

65 ewes stolen linked to butchery

Worm control warning after wet and warm weather

7 August 2019

Farmers urged to have a handle on worm control

NI farmers concerned over livestock number 'myth'

6 August 2019

It is 'misrepresenting' the livestock industry

Police use night-vision drones to combat illegal butchery

5 August 2019

The drone uses thermal image technology

New film launched to champion 'pasture for life' farmers

4 August 2019

The video highlights 100% grass-fed

PM's 'standoff' with EU could 'devastate' NI farming

2 August 2019

PM warned of vulnerability of NI farming

Sheep sector urged to demonstrate responsible antibiotic use

1 August 2019

Sheep farmers asked to show responsible use

Alun Cairns accused of 'risking the livelihoods of farmers'

1 August 2019

He said farmers could export to Japan after Brexit

Farmers call for 'urgent action' to protect sheep industry

31 July 2019

Farmers are 'hugely alarmed' by recent rhetoric

No-deal Brexit could 'wipe out' Welsh lamb exports

28 July 2019

Farmers could see 24% drop in prices

Man arrested over illegal slaughter of sheep

26 July 2019

Crimes happened only in Northamptonshire

Farmers 'frustrated' to see new Defra appointment

26 July 2019

Theresa Villiers was appointed new Defra Secretary

'Unusual situation': Rare sheep breed abandoned in field

25 July 2019

Flock of 32 Hebridean sheep were found in a field

Farmers tell new PM 'picture is bleak for sheep farming'

24 July 2019

Boris Johnson 'must not play populist politics'

Farmers to encourage public to eat more British lamb

23 July 2019

They aim to stem decline in lamb sales

Early weaning of lambs 'beneficial' to ewes at tupping

22 July 2019

It brings benefits to ewes and lambs

Nearly 50 sheep stolen from remote Conwy farm

22 July 2019

It happened on the remote Tal Y Fan mountain

Latitude Festival's dyed sheep 'completely safe'

22 July 2019

Council calms fears over sheep welfare

Farmer fined for neglecting sheep with scab

22 July 2019

His sheep suffered severe wool loss

No-deal Brexit: UK sheep trade would 'fall substantially'

19 July 2019

Farmers would see 'significant upheaval'

Over 100 sheep illegally butchered since March

19 July 2019

The crimes have happened in Northamptonshire

Brexit: Mass slaughter of sheep 'disastrous' for farmers

18 July 2019

Destroying sheep post-Brexit is 'worst case scenario'

Nine lambs illegally butchered on Northants farm

17 July 2019

It is the fifth incident in last 10 days

Sheep group highlights 'tough line' on jetters and showers

15 July 2019

It is to 'protect future of sheep scab control'

Welsh farmers wanted for animal health project

15 July 2019

Beef and sheep farmers are wanted

Further incidents of illegal butchery hits Northants

15 July 2019

15 sheep illegally butchered in Kelmarsh

Enzootic Abortion of Ewes campaign launched

12 July 2019

The disease is a significant burden to sheep

Boris Johnson signals possible ban on live exports

12 July 2019

He called it a 'really terrible business'

Second case of illegal slaughtering hits Northants farm

12 July 2019

Police said the scene was 'gruesome and sickening'